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Graduate Studies - Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program

California State University, Fullerton

Financial Aid Opportunities
Financial Aid Opportunities

Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program

     The Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) provides student loans to a limited number of individuals pursuing full-time doctoral degrees at accredited universities throughout the United States. After participants receive their doctoral degrees and obtain a qualifying instructional position in the CSU, a portion of their loan from this program will be forgiven every year of qualifying employment. Submit application while applying to doctoral degree programs or during doctorate program attendance (including last year of doctorate program).

Number Awarded: Varies

Dollar Amount: Loans of up to $10,000 per year, up to a total of $30,000

Deadline: Thursday, February 11, 2016

Program Materials: Application 2016/2017

Process for Awarding: After applications are submitted, a campus committee evaluates the applications and makes recommendations for further consideration to the CSUF President. The CSUF President then forwards campus nominations to the Chancellor's Office. A CSU system-wide committee reviews the campus nominations and makes recommendations to the Chancellor for final approval.

Chancellor’s Office Website: Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program